The director of 1982’s Blade Runner, Ridley Scott, has agreed to create a new version of his iconic sci-fi film, it was announced by Alcon Entertainment on August 18.
It is not determined yet if the new film will be a prequel or a sequel to Blade Runner. The production company, Alcon (The Blind Side, The Book of Eli), could also produce television and interactive properties in addition to a new film.
Blade Runner was also selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry by the Library of Congress for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”
source The Independent